School Administrator, Islington

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The Gower School PrimaryIslington

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an experienced and well organised Administrator with strong writing skills who is looking for a new challenge? Would you like to be part of a primary school deemed “Excellent in all areas” in the latest ISI inspection? And are you flexible and happy to work in a happy environment where every day is different? If so, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

At The Gower School we believe every child is as unique as the service we offer. Our goal is to make sure that our children are confident, happy all-rounders with a love of learning. Academic standards are high, and the curriculum is enquiry based. We believe in looking after the people who look after our children, therefore we are committed to bringing out the best in our employees, actively promote professional development and, as an expanding nursery and primary school, offers the potential for people to progress within the organisation.

Place of work: North London, N1 9JF

Working hours:

Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week – the school is open from 8am to 6pm, 48 weeks of the year and staff work within a shift system. This is a permanent position. 

Start: Asap

Person specification:

As our ideal school administrator, you will have excellent administration and communication skills, great attention to detail and the ability to work well in a team. As part of a busy school environment, the ability to deal with parents, pupils and visitors, in a polite and helpful manner is required. Experience of working in schools is desirable but not essential. You will be educated to A Level, with GCSE passes in English and Maths (essential) or hold a Degree (highly desirable). 

Key responsibilities:

This position involves timetabling and rearrangements of individual music lessons including administering for two exam centres, assisting the Principal or school leaders whenever requested with administration duties, ordering supplies and organising festivals and concerts. You will also be responsible for compiling the weekly newsletter, therefore strong writing and editing skills are essential for this position. Excellent spelling, grammar and proofing skills are needed in this role. 

Employee benefits are a part of our reward strategy, therefore our staff members enjoy a range of perks such as:

• Competitive salaries

• Generous holiday allowance 

• 1 additional day of annual leave after each full year of employment

• Annual salary review 

• In house training and external training as part of career development

• Career progression opportunity

• Pension Scheme

• Free hot lunch prepared by our cook on the premises every day

• Season ticket travel loans

• Social Events

To learn more about us and what we actually do at The Gower School, feel free to visit our website or take a look at our Facebook page If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us. We are happy to answer them! 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to have a clear DBS check. External candidates will need to provide two references from previous employers.

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience and qualifications and will be discussed at interview stage. A warm welcome and a cup of coffee are guaranteed! 

What are you waiting for? Apply Now!

Please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance to Sandra Talton at We look forward to receiving your application! 

More about The Gower School Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 10 Cynthia Street, Barnsbury, Islington, London, N1 9JF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 278 2020
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